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dis·sim·u·la·tion

(dis'sim-yū-lā'shŭn),
Concealment of the truth about a situation, especially about a state of health or during a mental status examination, as by a malingerer or someone with a factitious disorder.
[L. dissimulatio, fr. dissimulo, to feign, fr. dis, apart, + simillis, same]

dis·sim·u·la·tion

(di-sim'yū-lā'shŭn)
Concealment of the truth about a situation, especially about a state of health or during a mental status examination, as by a malingerer or someone with a factitious disorder.
[L. dissimulatio, fr. dissimulo, to feign, fr. dis, apart, + similis, same]
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The anxiety that church leaders are merely good showmen is further demonstrated when, in one of the play's most comic physical spectacles, Private Wealth, Usurped Power, and Dissimulation lift Sedition up in the air, and the four burst into song.
The fact that Dissimulation recites words from the actual rite--the one still prescribed by English law--boldly asserts that the current practices under Henry are sinful and ridiculous.
Before he enters, disguised as the monk who will poison the king, Dissimulation is heard offstage singing a secular Christmas drinking song: